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Jan 14, 2013 8:00am EST
the public universities and the homestead act. we took assets which were underutilized in terms of land, in terms of human capital, and we said we're going to find a way to utilize them. and that's the kind of inspiration we're talking about now. how do we leverage what we have now to have another generation of american economic leadership? >> host: blair levin, how you ubiquitous is brand in the u.s. right now? >> guest: what we found in the national broadband plan by a current definition -- it's always a moving target -- there's about seven million homes which represent about 5% of the american homes that don't have access to it. we can actually solve about 80% of that problem relatively easily with kind of -- there were some changes, the fcc should be congratulated. about a year ago they made some changes which i think are going to accelerate that. but that momentum solve a couple of problems -- that doesn't solve a couple of problems; how do we have economic leadership, how do we have the next generation of networks and applications? we can't, we can't sit on our laurels, in other w
Jan 15, 2013 9:30pm PST
the most sorely underutilized tools for change. it is in the context of civil rights as we talked about with the lgbt community. we have also, as tom mentioned, seen and we were reading about all too frequently a kind of bullying and harassment for students of certain religious groups. in our guidance we also made it clear while we don't have jurisdiction over religion in the same way we don't over sexual orientation, what we're seeing in all of these -- and all of these are case by case, you can't just broad sweep the laws -- when students are bullied and harassed in this world because of religion, in most instances a lot of that is not about race or religion, it's because. perception that students that share certain religious traits also share certain ethnicities and that is discrimination and that falls under title 6. it is not just about enforcing the laws that make it clear how the laws apply. it is, though, as we said, you can't get at this through enforcement alone. this is a culture that tolerates this and in too many ways promotes it. as tom mentioned we have an unprecedented
Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
is grossly underutilized in this country. we she had all know who they are and shame them but i don't see them being charged with a crime per se. >> wendy murphy, thank you very much. >> you bet. >> and we'll be right back. about health care... th se i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast. visit today for a special trial offer. >>> taxes. we all despise paying them. but no matter what happens here, we're not going to have it as bad as they might in france. despite the fact that france's constitutional court ruled that france proposed tax plan is illegal and unfair, the fr
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm CST
. hellbent uptown. (cheering) pack the bleachers at truman college. several rallies to close underutilized schools. if cps cewoo as a list to be consolidated by the 21st of march. university of chicago medical center after weekend protests turned ugly. call it the right return of riches he searches protesters claim that there were roughed up by officers during a sit-in and they use the example of the damien turner as an example of the problem. had to be taken 10 mi. away from where he rashad because there was no center close by. anyone who's lost anybody we need to come together because this will not go away so we must not go away. we want justice and peace and we want the trauma center. university of chicago closed its adult from the center in the late '80s because they said a new one would be too expensive to operate close being released from prison... george ryan is not free just yet. what is ahead. others fighting for the seat of jesse jackson jr. in congress. . >> a bipartisan group of senators try to finally get it done. i'm tom skilling the weather center and some weather patte
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am EST
's chancellor, kaya henderson says closing underutilized will help boost the performance in the schools that are open. what's the problem here for these activists? dave? >> there's always a concern that the schools that are "underutilized" and not used. one, they're african-american schools. and then other schools underutilized and got performing are white schools. is the administration being equitable in both issues. kaya henderson believes it is. the resource of the city could be much better spent elsewhere and in other ways. she has, as jerry will get into, changed some of the schools that are going to be ended. it has put some back on the list. that's raised a few eyebrows too. >> this is a big story. it's going to be going around. they're talking about a court suit against the school board. already last week there was a big protest in front of the mayor's house because people are very displeased about this. she reduced the number of closings to now 15 schools. >> from 20. >> from 20. interesting in the washington post showing that closing the schools will not save that much money.
Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
and it will turn the tide on underemployment. where people are underutilized and for people that to not need a graduate or college degree but they needed that job training and the skills that make them competitive. all of our programs are dedicated to find those programs not just training but job experience. as we send people out they are far more competitive. this can take people from any walk of life as long as they are ready to commit. >> one thing is that you are helping these young people not just for a job but for a career. >> yes. >> the next thing they continue to work at 10, 15, 20 years. >> yes, this is there where housing component trading on monday and the information day will be on january 15th this is called stackable certifications. and maybe that's is something that even the junior colleges offering of. however, starting at $21 per hour, some current workers could even be making $54 per hour. and this person has been doing this and just for the operations of a warehouse. and the base range is $85,000-110,000. per year. >> let me ask you the importance of private/partnership w
Jan 14, 2013 8:30pm EST
which were underutilized in terms of land and human capital and find a way to utilize them, and that's the inspiration for the kinds of things we're talking about. how do we leverage what we have some which is so many great assets to have another generation of american economic leadership. >> host: how ubiquitous is broadband in the u.s. right now. >> guest: we found that by a current definition -- it's always a moving target -- there's seven million homes which represent 5% of the american homes without access. we can actually solve 80% of that problem relatively easily with kind of -- there are some changes, the fcc made changes that are going to accelerate that. that doesn't solve a couple of problems. number one, doesn't solve how to have lead economic lead leadership. we can't sit on our laurels. so how do we have a constantly improving ecosystem and there are ideas in the book. i also think in the long run those won't be fast enough. so one of the things we propose in the book, kind of a race to the top for technologies that we use the asset that rural has, which is spectrum. t
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